Fall armyworms are more like “summer” armyworms this year due to unseasonable rains, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist.
As the corn in Ohio enters the tasseling and pollination stage, there are two insects that should be watched. However, both need to be scouted before tank mixing an insecticide with a fungicide spray gives a good return.
Southern corn rust has been confirmed in a sample from Otoe County in southeast Nebraska by a diagnostic laboratory at DuPont Pioneer.
Corn foliar disease update (07/30/14)
Storing the 2014 corn crop (07/29/14)
Six steps to identify corn rootworm damage (07/28/14)
A good corn crop is taking shape (07/28/14)
Corn net sales plummet nearly 50% (07/24/14)
CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (08/01/14)
Interior Iowa Elevator Grain Prices (08/01/14)
Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (08/01/14)
Kentucky Daily Barge Report (08/01/14)
Export Grain Bids (08/01/14)
Montana Cash Grain Prices (08/01/14)
South Carolina Closing Grain Bids (08/01/14)
North Carolina Grain (08/01/14)
Exports: Corn net sales (finally) climb (02/27/14)
Exports: Corn net sales plummet 46 percent (02/21/14)
USDA: Corn sales tumble 25% from last week (02/13/14)
WASDE: Corn prices to stay under $5 (02/10/14)
Export sales: Corn tumbles 16 percent (01/24/14)
USDA: Corn sales start 2014 steady (01/09/14)
Corn exports slowly creep higher (12/19/13)
$4.75 corn in 2014? USDA thinks so (12/10/13)
Afternoon Comments 08/01
Corn futures remained under pressure Friday. Prospects for a huge fall crop rather obviously weighed upon corn prices again today, especially with Corn Belt rainfall now forecast for the next two weeks. The fact that nearby futures failed at their 10-day moving averages this week probably exaggerated CBOT selling. September corn settled 4.5 cents lower at $3.525/bushel Friday, while December lost 4.75 cents to $3.6225.